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Gambians celebrate as President Yahya Jammeh defeated after 22 years in power

Human rights groups have accused Mr Jammeh of ordering the deaths of countless political opponents as well as targeting journalists and gays and lesbians. The electoral chairman himself said it was " very unique " for Mr. Jammeh to concede defeat. The country's authorities also shut down the Internet and worldwide calls and text messaging from Wednesday night until Friday morning, when the results were already known.



Daniels scores career-best 31 to lead Grizzlies past Lakers

JaMychal Green added in a gritty double-double with 16 points, 13 rebounds and 3 blocks, and Marc Gasol scoring 19 to go with 3 rebounds, 8 assists, and 3 steals. "He's not going to sugarcoat anything", Allen said. J.R. Smith had 35 previously. He was 11-of-20 from the field and made all 14 from the line. While D'Angelo Russell (left knee) and Nick Young (right foot) remained sidelined, the Lakers ruled out forward Larry Nance Jr.



Duterte says Trump wished his drug crackdown 'success'

Don't miss another special section. Duterte said he was encouraged with Trump's assurance that the U.S. would be the last to interfere in the Philippines' internal affairs. In a video released by Duterte's close aide, Bong Go, the Philippine leader is seen smiling while talking to Trump and saying: "We will maintain. and enhance the bilateral ties between our two countries".



Teacher, student talked to armed Utah teen

As officers were responding, the student was disarmed by his own parents who became concerned and rushed to school when they realized their firearms were missing. The teen has been charged with five counts of attempted murder in connection with the November 15 rampage at a school in Orem, about 50 miles south of Mueller Park Junior High.


Indonesians rally for tolerance after blasphemy protests

Indonesians rally for tolerance after blasphemy protests

The crowd of people dressed in white Islamic robes, many who came from outside the city, began streaming into the National Monument square on Thursday night, calling for Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama's arrest. The son of former President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is vying against Ahok for Jakarta governor in elections set for February. He called for protesters to leave peacefully.



How Gambian President congratulated his opponent after he lost the election

A third candidate, Mamma Kande, polled 102,969 votes. The BBC's Umaru Fofana, who spoke to Mr Barrow, said the president-elect seemed bewildered by the result. "It's really unique that someone who has been ruling this country for so long has accepted defeat". Jammeh led a government accused of crushing dissent and torturing opponents.